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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/18/17


Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/18/17
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Vouchers do not improve student achievement, Stanford researcher finds | Stanford News






Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies, age 90
Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies, age 90 : Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies, age 90 Rock and roll legend and electric guitar pioneer Chuck Berry has died at age 90. St. Louis’ KSDK Channel 5 reported Saturday that police were summoned to the home of the guitarist’s home around 12:40 p.m. on Saturday and found an unresponsive male. They attempted resuscitation but were unsuccessful. Ch
Rest In Peace EVAAS Developer William L. Sanders | VAMboozled!
Rest In Peace EVAAS Developer William L. Sanders | VAMboozled! : Rest In Peace EVAAS Developer William L. Sanders Over the last 3.5 years since I developed this blog, I have written many posts about one particular value-added model (VAM) – the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS), formerly known as the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS), now known by some states as the TxV
Vouchers do not improve student achievement, Stanford researcher finds | Stanford News
Vouchers do not improve student achievement, Stanford researcher finds | Stanford News : Vouchers do not improve student achievement, Stanford researcher finds Education professor Martin Carnoy analyzed 25 years of research and found that voucher programs do not significantly improve test scores. Carnoy says vouchers distract from proven policies and programs with proven impact on test scores and
Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION
CURMUDGUCATION : Catch up with CURMUDGUCATION The Lost Years 100 by Peter Greene / 6h After years of hearing how kindergarten has been turned into the new first grade, you'd think at the other end of the K-12 pipeline we would find highly advanced students. And yet-- not so much. I am not going to report a ton of research on this, because the available research is bogus and part of the actual tes
Keeping retirement weird. Escalating the war on the poor families, kids and the elderly. | Fred Klonsky
Keeping retirement weird. Escalating the war on the poor families, kids and the elderly. | Fred Klonsky : Keeping retirement weird. Escalating the war on the poor families, kids and the elderly. Budget director Mick Mulvaney parsing words after cutting grants for food for the hungry. David Brooks wants Trump to unleash Steve Bannon. As I read Brooks (so you don’t have to and throw up your breakfa
Trump’s Budget Slashes Funding For Public Schools | PopularResistance.Org
Trump’s Budget Slashes Funding For Public Schools | PopularResistance.Org : Trump’s Budget Slashes Funding For Public Schools While Giving 1.4 Billion For Privatization Donald Trump’s education budget is a declaration of war on public education and our nation’s neediest children. It was surely designed by Betsy DeVos. Trump’s budget would axe after-school programs known as the 21st Century Commun
Despite “photo op” Trump budget slashes $85M from Historically Black Colleges & Universities | The Edvocate Blog
Despite “photo op” Trump budget slashes $85M from Historically Black Colleges & Universities | The Edvocate Blog : Despite “photo op” Trump budget slashes $85M from Historically Black Colleges & Universities By now everyone knows that President Trump and ED Secretary DeVos staged a grossly insincere photo-op with the leaders of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Tha
Many of My Most Difficult Students End Up Loving Me | deutsch29
Many of My Most Difficult Students End Up Loving Me | deutsch29 : Many of My Most Difficult Students End Up Loving Me I began teaching in 1991-92. Most of my years in the classroom are full time, though a few have been part time. Most have been in the Louisiana public high school setting. Some have been in the Georgia alternative school setting, one in which every new student had been expelled fr
IRTA: These 80 Programs Would Lose Federal Funding Under Trump’s Proposed Budget | Reclaim Reform
IRTA: These 80 Programs Would Lose Federal Funding Under Trump’s Proposed Budget | Reclaim Reform : IRTA: These 80 Programs Would Lose Federal Funding Under Trump’s Proposed Budget The Illinois Retired Teachers Association (IRTA*) has researched and listed the cumulative assaults on America’s responsibilities to its citizens by President Trump’s White House. These are obvious attempts to dismantl
Creating Pathways to Teaching (Not Building Walls): Eliminating the Academic Literacy Skills Test Will Produce More and More Effective Teachers | Ed In The Apple
Creating Pathways to Teaching (Not Building Walls): Eliminating the Academic Literacy Skills Test Will Produce More and More Effective Teachers | Ed In The Apple : Creating Pathways to Teaching (Not Building Walls): Eliminating the Academic Literacy Skills Test Will Produce More and More Effective Teachers Every year the Alumni Association of the City College of New York hosts a “How to Get a Job
School layoffs planned more than 40 California school districts | 89.3 KPCC
School layoffs planned more than 40 California school districts | 89.3 KPCC : School layoffs planned more than 40 California school districts More than 40 school districts took steps to prepare for staff layoffs because of expected budget deficits, according to California's largest teachers union. The school districts with the largest number of "Reduction in Force" notices mailed to staff include
California School Dashboard, LAUSD - Perdaily.com
California School Dashboard, LAUSD - Perdaily.com : CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS' NEW DISCONNECTED DASHBOARD (Mensaje se repite en Espa├▒ol) If you know Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, the Ides of March- or March 15th- is the date in 44 BC when Julius Caesar was assasinated. The Ides of March in 2017 California might in the future just be looked back on with the new California School Dashboard (CSD) stude

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Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/17/17
Special Nite Cap: Catch Up on Today's Post 3/17/17 Featured Post Trump's budget slashes funding for disadvantaged students while giving 1.4 billion for privatization - Network For Public Education Betsy DeVos’s Hiring of For-Profit 

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